Category: Other sports
Other sports 17.09.19 | 21:05

Macedonia’s team scores second victory at the European volleyball championship, with chances for second round

After Monday’s first historic victory of Macedonia’s volleyball team at the European Championship, this afternoon our team achieved another triumph over host Slovenia 3-1 in sets. With this triumph, the Macedonians made a big step towards the second round of the European Championship. The...

Other sports 10.09.19 | 12:21

Michael Schumacher ‘admitted to Paris hospital to undergo secret treatment’

Michael Schumacher was secretly admitted to a Paris hospital on Monday for treatment with a pioneering French surgeon, Mirror reports. The seven-time Formula One world champion has not been seen in public since a skiing accident in the French Alps almost six years ago. Schumacher, who turned 50 in...

Other sports 28.08.19 | 11:41

Leg pain forces Marko to quit Ohrid swimming marathon

13-year old Marko Pejchinovski had to cut short his endeavor to swim 64 km across Lake Ohrid. After 4 hours and 49 minutes and 11 kilometers, the Ohrid native quit due to leg pain. “Desire and will are the wings of great deeds. ” Our Mark had a strong desire and a strong will to swim a section...

Other sports 27.08.19 | 15:10

When Mary, the Mother of God sees me swimming she will calm the lake

The Person of the Year 2018, the 13-year old hero Marko Pejchinovski from Ohrid is set to start an ultramarathon on Tuesday, in which he would once again attempt at swimming 64 km in Lake Ohrid in support of people with rare diseases. In support of today’s feat, but also a reminder of a child...

Other sports 23.08.19 | 12:03

US Open to kick off with huge first-round match: Williams vs Sharapova

Veteran stars Serena Williams, a six-time US Open champion, and Maria Sharapova, the 2006 champion, will face off in the opening round of the US Open on Monday in New York. It will be their first meeting at Flushing Meadows, where Williams, 37, won her first grand slam title 20 years ago. Williams, seeded...

Other sports 14.07.19 | 20:45

Djokovic beats Federer, wins fifth Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic saved two match points to beat Roger Federer in the longest ever singles final at Wimbledon at four hours, 57 minutes. Besides the time, the final was also historic as it was the first to feature a tiebreak in the decider at 12-12. Winning all three tiebreaks was the key for Djokovic in...

Other sports 12.07.19 | 22:34

Federer defeats Nadal, to face Djokovic in Wimbledon final

Roger Federer will face Novak Djokovic in a record-extending 12th Wimbledon final after overcoming Rafael Nadal 7-6 (7-3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 in an epic three hour semi-final. Federer edged the first set on a tie-break with a run of four straight points before Nadal raced through the second set to tie up...

Other sports 25.06.19 | 12:52

Winter Olympics return to Italy in 2026 at Milan/Cortina

Milan was originally chosen to stage the 134th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) which elected the 2026 Winter Olympics host – now it has landed an even bigger prize in form of the actual Games. Milan/Cortina d’Ampezzo on Monday lived up to their role as favourites when they won...

Other sports 30.05.19 | 22:21

Top seed Osaka outlasts Azarenka in Paris; Serena, Djokovic through

World number one Naomi Osaka had another major escape at the French Open on Thursday when she outlasted former Australian Open champ Victoria Azarenka 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, for a place in the third round. Osaka, 21, was one point away from falling behind 5-2 in the second set and needed to save three break...

Other sports 21.05.19 | 09:59

Niki Lauda, Austrian Formula 1 legend, dies at 70

Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70, BBC reports. The legendary Austrian, one of the best-known figures in motor racing, took the title for Ferrari in 1975 and 1977 and McLaren in 1984. For many, he will be remembered for his remarkable recovery and return to racing...

Other sports 19.05.19 | 20:21

Nadal beats Djokovic for 9th Italian Open title

Rafael Nadal claimed his first title of the year by defeating world number one Novak Djokovic 6-0 4-6 6-1 in the Italian Open final in Rome, BBC reported. The Spaniard raced through the opener in 39 minutes, the first 6-0 between the great rivals in 141 previous sets. Djokovic battled back, but in the...

Other sports 13.05.19 | 16:51

Djokovic beats Tsitsipas to win third Madrid Open

The imperious Novak Djokovic beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 to win his third Madrid Open title on Sunday without dropping a set in the tournament. Greek star Tsitsipas, 20, knocked out clay court king Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals and ousted last year’s champion Alexander Zverev before that, but...

Other sports 11.03.19 | 11:47

Serena Williams forced to retire with illness at Indian Wells

Serena Williams was forced to retire with a viral illness in her third round match with Spain’s Garbine Muguruza at Indian Wells on Sunday. The 37-year-old, who on Friday celebrated 12 months since her return to the court following pregnancy, made a strong start by pushing 3-0 in front. But two-time...

Other sports 11.02.19 | 12:35

Vonn bows out with brilliant bronze as Stuhec triumphs in downhill

Lindsey Vonn captured an unlikely bronze to end a decorated career with yet another major medal in the women’s downhill as Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia won back-to back titles at the alpine ski world championships in Are on Sunday. Despite two golds and seven previous medals at world championships, the...

Other sports 02.02.19 | 10:39

US ski queen Lindsey Vonn to retire after world championships in Sweden

US ski great Lindsey Vonn announced on Friday (Feb 1) she would be retiring after this month’s Alpine world championships in Sweden because her hurting body was “broken beyond repair” and screaming at her to stop. “I have accepted that I cannot continue ski racing. I will compete at the World...

Other sports 29.01.19 | 16:09

Andy Murray undergoes hip resurfacing surgery

Three-time grand slam tennis champion Andy Murray has undergone hip resurfacing surgery and posted a photo on Instagram from his hospital bed. A second photo of an X-ray showed a metal joint inserted in the hip of the 31-year-old Briton. “I underwent a hip resurfacing surgery in London yesterday morning…feeling...

Other sports 27.01.19 | 15:23

Djokovic beats Nadal for 7th Australian title

Novak Djokovic has won his record seventh Australian Open championship and a third consecutive Grand Slam title by beating Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 in the final at Rod Laver Arena, AP reports. The No. 1-ranked Djokovic raised his major trophy total to 15, behind only Roger Federer’s 20 and Nadal’s...

Other sports 25.01.19 | 14:37

Dominant Djokovic demolishes Pouille to set up Nadal final

Novak Djokovic on Friday continued his quest for a record seventh Australian Open crown by swatting aside French 28th seed Lucas Pouille 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 to set up a final against Rafael Nadal, AFP reports. It was a flawless display on Rod Laver Arena by the world number one who moves into a first Melbourne...

Other sports 25.01.19 | 10:21

Nadal crushes Tsitsipas to reach Australian Open final

Second seed Rafael Nadal ended Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas’ captivating run to reach his fifth Australian Open final, the BBC reports. Nadal, 32, was in devastating form as he beat the 20-year-old 14th seed 6-2 6-4 6-0 in one hour and 46 minutes. The Spaniard cracked 28 winners, breaking Tsitsipas’...

Other sports 24.01.19 | 10:36

Osaka digs deep against Pliskova to set up Kvitova final

U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka staved off a fightback from Karolina Pliskova to reach her maiden Australian Open final with a 6-2 4-6 6-4 win on Thursday and set up a title clash with double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, Reuters reports. Osaka hit winners almost at will from both her forehand and...

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